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Greater Mankato Songs on the Lawn Celebrates 10 Years


(June 4, 2013) MANKATO, MINN. -  Greater Mankato Growth celebrates the 10th annual Songs on the Lawn, with the same musical flavor and fun that is promised each year at this popular event. Greater Mankato Songs on the Lawn is presented by Xcel Energy and takes place every Thursday in June from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Civic Center Plaza in front of Mankato’s Intergovernmental Center. Admission, with parking available in the Civic Center and Cherry Street ramps for free.

This year’s musical line-up includes:

June 6: The Bitterroot Band

June 13: The DW3

June 20: The Pickup Boys

June 27: The Frye

Songs on the Lawn allows community members the opportunity to gather with co-workers, families and friends at the Civic Center Plaza to enjoy sun, entertainment, activities and food. Attendees may purchase lunch and snacks sold by a variety of local vendors including:  Angie’s Kettle Corn, Buffalo Wild Wings, Culver’s Frozen Custard, Dino’s Gourmet Pizzeria, Neighbor’s Italian Bistro, Number 4 American Bar & Kitchen, Tavern on the Avenue, Hy-Vee, Olives, Pub 500, Sodexo and The Loose Moose Saloon.

This event is made possible by Xcel Energy and generous sponsors: MTU Onsite Energy, Waste Management, Radio Mankato and Pepsi-Cola of Mankato. Special thanks to Verizon Wireless Center, City of Mankato, City of North Mankato, Mankato Family YMCA, Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota and Red Door Creative. For more information, please visit greatermankato.com/songs-lawn.

About Greater Mankato Growth

Greater Mankato Growth (GMG) is committed to advancing business for a stronger community. As the Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development organization serving the regional marketplace, GMG advances business through: existing business support, new business growth, business promotion, talent development, public affairs, community marketing, visitor attraction and servicing and civic engagement. Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. also includes two LLCs: Visit Mankato, which focuses on visitor attraction and servicing, and the City Center Partnership, LLC, which focuses on development in the City Center.  



The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Family: Visit Mankato City Center Partnership